Big Yellow Group announces Heather Savory to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Bagshot –  Big Yellow Group PLC (LON: BYG) today announced the appointment of Heather Savory to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 1 March 2021.

“We are delighted to welcome Heather to the Board. The complexities of running listed companies have materially increased over the last few years and the inclusion of Non-Executive Board members who have diverse experiences and skills is essential – Heather has all of those things. We look forward to seeing the results of her leadership of our all-important Sustainability Committee.” said Executive Chairman, Nicholas Vetch. 

Heather will Chair the Sustainability Committee and serve on the Audit, Remuneration, and Nomination Committees.

About Heather Savory

Heather was VP, Engineering, and Operations for 3Dlabs, a high-tech start-up delivering the world’s first semiconductor 3D-graphics accelerators for consumer devices, and moved on into leadership and advisory roles for high-tech UK SMEs. Heather then worked in various senior government roles including as Director-General for Data Capability at the Office for National Statistics which she modernized through a cross-organization digital, data, and workforce transformation.

She was also co-Chair of the United Nations Global Working Group on Big Data, developing innovative global data solutions to assist with the measurement and delivery of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

A graduate of Loughborough University and London Business School, Heather also serves as Non-Executive Director of the UK House of Lords Information Authority and on several Not-for-profit Advisory Boards.

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